El Dorado County Supervisor

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 10, 2016 / comments

El Dorado County Supervisor District 1

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Beth Gaines, Small-business owner

John Hidahl, Retired aerospace systems engineer and program manager

Age 57

Birthplace (city) Sacramento

Residence (city) El Dorado Hills

Campaign address 3941 Park Dr. Suite 20-511, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Campaign telephone (916) 759-4980

Campaign email info@bethgaines.com

Web site http://www.bethgaines.com

Education Attended UC Irvine; graduate of La Sierra High School

Experience I am a successful business owner, a community leader and a mother of six children who started my family in El Dorado County over 30 years ago.

Age 64

Birthplace (city) Ceres

Residence (city) El Dorado Hills

Campaign address 622 Torero Way
El Dorado Hills, Ca. 95762

Campaign telephone (916) 933-2703

Campaign email johnhidahl@gmail.com

Web site http://hidahl4supe.com

Education Bachelor's degree, mechanical engineering, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, 1973

Experience Director, El Dorado Hills Fire Department, 1981-98, 2000-present; spokesman, ParksNotParker, 2014-present; member, El Dorado Hills Area Planning Advisory Committee, 1983-present; member, El Dorado Hills Community Council, 1993-present.


Why are you running for this office?

Beth Gaines: I'm running to protect our precious quality of life. I will fight to stop out-of-control growth and work to ease traffic congestion. I'll also continue to build our local economy and turn El Dorado Hills into a hub of technology and innovation.

John Hidahl: To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of county government. My private-sector experience and training in change management and lean methods will be applied to improve county processes. 33 years as an elected director of the EDH Fire Dept.